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Fall on Your Knees Summary
Ann-Marie MacDonald

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Fall on Your Knees Summary

Plot Summary

Fall on Your Knees is the story of the Piper family. Based in a small Canadian town in the late 1800s through the mid-twentieth century, the novel tells the story of the relationships between the father James, his wife Materia, and their three daughters, Kathleen, Mercedes, and Frances. James' obsession with his eldest child Kathleen affects the entire family for many years to come.

James meets Materia Mahmoud when he goes to fix her family's piano. The two fall in love and elope, much to the dismay of Materia's father, who disowns her. They move into a home and quickly have their first child, Kathleen. James grows enchanted with his young daughter and her singing ability. He quickly devotes a lot of time in preparing her to become a famous singer. Materia feels no motherly love for Kathleen, no matter how much she tries, and worries about the...

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